Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Since the preparation for the Sacraments administered in 2019 has been successfully completed, it is now time again to begin gathering those adults who are interested in professing their faith as Catholics.

The next RCIA instruction sessions begin in September 2019 to prepare for receiving Sacraments in 2020.  

Registration needs to be completed by August 30, 2019 (forms in kiosk).

Rite of Christian initiation of Adults is a process and geared toward:

  • Iindividuals who have never been baptized.
  • Individuals who have been baptized in another denomination.
  • Individuals who were baptized in the Catholic Church but who have left the Church or have never practiced their faith in the Catholic Church.

If you, or anyone you know, is interested in participating in RCIA process or would like more information, call Michael and Terry Cromwell at 808-443-3950.

Our Churches

Directions to Annunciation Church From Resort Areas:

Directions From all Resorts:

  • Continue on HI-19.  Drive towards Kawaihae Rd.
  • Turn right onto HI-19 / Kawaihae Rd.  Continue for 7.9 miles.
  • Turn right onto Kawaihae Rd.  Continue for 1.9 miles.
  • Church will be on your right.
Directions to Ascension Mission From Resort Areas:

Directions From Waikoloa & Mauna Lani Resort Areas:

  • Turn left onto HI-19.
  • Turn left onto Puako Beach Drive.
  • Continue for 2.1 miles.
  • Church will be on your left.

Directions From Hapuna Resort:

  • Turn left onto HI-19.
  • Turn right onto Puako Beach Drive.
  • Continue for 2.1 miles.
  • Church will be on your left.

Directions From Mauna Kea Resort:

  • Turn right onto HI-19.
  • Turn right onto Puako Beach Drive.
  • Continue for 2.1 miles.
  • Church will be on your left.